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¿Hacia dónde vamos? De Bendum a Río de Janeiro, ida y vuelta

14 August 2012

Pedro Walpole, SJ Pasé de un pueblo de montaña en el sur de Filipinas a la Conferencia internacional de Río de Janeiro, Brasil, la tierra del “pan de azúcar” y las playas.  De regreso a las montañas después de los debates, ¿qué me puedo traer, y como yo otras 50.000 personas que regresan a...
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Where are we heading? From Bendum to Rio and back again

14 August 2012

Pedro Walpole, SJ I went from a mountain village in Southern Philippines to attend the global meetings in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the land of magnificent bornhardts and beaches.  Heading back up the mountains after the discussions, what do I have to bring with me and what do 50,000 other people returning home have...
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Buenas intenciones no es suficiente

30 June 2012
Buenas intenciones no es suficiente

Jose Ignacio García, SJ “Buenas intenciones no es suficiente” es precisamente el título de un artículo (reimpreso en ESSCNews) que escribió nuestro compañero, Pedro Walpole, SJ, al regresar de la Conferencia de Río en 1992, también conocida como Cumbre de la Tierra. Pedro ha participado veinte años después en Río+20, ahora en Junio de...
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Good intentions are not enough

30 June 2012
Good intentions are not enough

Jose Ignacio García, SJ “Good intentions are not enough” is precisely the title of an article (reprinted in ESSCNews) written by our colleague, Peter Walpole, SJ as he was returning from the UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in 1992 and held in Rio de Janeiro, also known as the Earth Summit. Peter...
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Jesuitas y colaboradores celebran la creación

30 June 2012

Franclim Brito, SJ Con el fin de dar gracias a Dios por las actividades que tuvieron lugar esta semana en Río de Janeiro, jesuitas y colaboradores se reunieron en la Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC), el pasado 21 de Junio por la noche en un agradable ambiente al aire libre, disfrutando...
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Jesuits and friends celebrate Creation

30 June 2012

Franclim Brito, SJ In order to give thanks to God for the activities took place here in Rio de Janeiro, Jesuits and colleagues gathered at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC) do Rio de Janeiro in the evening of 21st June. Amidst the pleasant outdoor environment and rich biodiversity of the University campus, Jesuits and...
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The germinal is in the marginal: Another world is possible

25 June 2012

Mauricio López Oropeza The philosopher Martin Buber wrote in his essay “I and Thou” that humanity is going through an extremely stressing moment, where it’s very difficult to find alternatives.  According to Buber, despite these times or perhaps because of them, humankind will find hope.  If Buber is right, then another world is actually...
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Global March in the People’s Summit: Something new is being born

22 June 2012

Gilberto Faggion and Lucas Luz On the afternoon of Wednesday 20th June, thousands of people gathered in the center of Rio de Janeiro for the Global March, organized by the “People’s Summit in Rio+20 for Social and Environmental Justice,” an event organized by global civil society.  Certainly, the Global March was not homogeneous, it...
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Four glimpses of the People’s Summit

22 June 2012

Jaime Tatay FE Y ALEGRIA Fe y Alegria (FyA) is a “Movement for Integral Popular Education and Social Development.”  This movement directs its activities to the most impoverished and excluded sectors of the population, in order to empower them in their personal development and their participation in society.  FyA was born in Venezuela in...
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Oración para el 22 de Junio, Río+20

22 June 2012

ACTUAR A. Contexto como preparación de la jornada: Promover un desarrollo humano integral “En las iniciativas para el desarrollo debe quedar a salvo el principio de la centralidad de la persona humana, que es quien debe asumirse en primer lugar el deber del desarrollo.  Lo que interesa principalmente es la mejora de las condiciones de...
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